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  • New NHS Garden for Newbury
    There’s a new garden dedicated to the NHS at the Old Hospital Green, Andover Road in Newbury. Newbury Town Council’s Council’s Green Spaces Working Group led a team of volunteers in planting plants, herbs, and shrubs which are widely known for their medicinal qualities. The scheme was designed by local resident and garden designer, Fran… Read More »New NHS Garden for Newbury
  • New Eel Project for Rivers Kennet and Pang
    Local organisation Action for the River Kennet (ARK) is launching a new project to protect European Eels locally, and is looking for schools, groups and individuals to be part of it. The iconic European Eel was once a common fish in the rivers Kennet and the Pang, but is now critically endangered. The project is… Read More »New Eel Project for Rivers Kennet and Pang
  • SAS Charity Auction
    Going, going, gone ! A quality, live Charity Auction is coming to Newbury on 21st April, with a good mixture of antiques and collectables for sale, including silver, jewellery, coins, paintings, furniture, ceramics, glass and much more. Special Auction Services (‘SAS’) of Newbury is hosting the Charity Auction, raising funds solely for the Alexander Devine Children’s Hospice.… Read More »SAS Charity Auction
  • Take a Trip to Greenham Control Tower in Summer 2021
    On a site of action-packed history and a stunning, scenic landscape wildlife, Greenham Control Tower in Newbury is a local landmark that’s quickly built a good reputation.  It is well-used by families and walkers on Greenham Common, and is also a small but important visitor centre of international historic significance. Following lockdown restrictions, the Tower… Read More »Take a Trip to Greenham Control Tower in Summer 2021
  • Wash Common Colour March
    Wash Common has burst into life for its first-ever Colour March. Bunting, balloons, butterflies, and more have appeared at houses and gardens around the area. There’s even a few garden gnomes. Organiser Bethany Crocker Chun, who featured on Kennet Radio Saturday Chatterday last weekend, has set up the event. She says: ‘Residents of Wash Common are… Read More »Wash Common Colour March
  • Build a Raft at home for Crafty Craft
    Local organisation, Visit Newbury, has announced a change to the Crafty Craft Race this year – the first ever online Craft Raft Race. With the current national restrictions in place, it will not be viable for participants from mixed households to get together to build their rafts ahead of the annual event – a process… Read More »Build a Raft at home for Crafty Craft
  • Nominate your local heroes for a Newbury Civic Award
    Do you know a local hero? The Newbury Town Civic Awards have been launched for 2021. Nomination forms are available for completion online or to print off from the Newbury Town Council website www.newbury.gov.uk or follow this link Newbury Town Council | Civic Awards. The Awards celebrate achievements, honour volunteers and recognise those who make a difference in… Read More »Nominate your local heroes for a Newbury Civic Award